Hollis Hills has a population of about 5,700, Median Household income of about 130,600, and 6 houses of worship within the zip codes 11427, 11364, and area codes 718, 347, 929, 917.
Hollis Hills is a gorgeous picturesque hamlet surrounded by Cunningham and Alley Pond parks, in an elevated portion of Queens shaped by retreating glaciers, the Clearview Expressway is to the west, Grand Central Parkway is to the south, Springfield Boulevard is to the east, and a forested walking and biking path that was part of the old Long Island Motor Parkway forms the community’s northern border. Union Turnpike is the main Road within Hollis Hills and many mature expansive trees line the neighborhood.
Hollis Hills school district 26 has 2 elementary, 1 middle, 1 high school (Martin Van Buren), is 10 minutes from Queens College, and ranked among the highest performing schools in NYC. Private schools are: Yeshiva University High School for Girls, Holy Martyrs Armenian Day School, Cambria Heights Academy, St. Robert Bellarmine Religious, Walk In Love Christian Academy, Holy Trinity Community, St. Gregory The Great Catholic Academy, New Highland Elementary. Hollis Hills has 1 library Windsor Park Branch. District 26 is the city’s highest achieving school district. Its neighborhood schools have veteran teachers, plenty of books and supplies and parents who put a premium on good education reflecting high standard parents’ values.
Transportation is convenient by LIRR Port Washington line, NYC subway, numerous bus routes, and car. Hollis Hills is about an hour from Manhattan using public transportation, about 30 minutes by car; and about 1 hour by public transportation and 15 minutes by car to LaGuardia & Kennedy International Airports.
Sprawling Parks, recreation, and entertainment are abundant in and around Hollis Hills. Vanderbilt Motor Parkway, Potamogeton Pond, McLaughlin Playground, and surrounding Alley Pond and Cunningham Parks are popular for all recreational activities, sports, farmer’s markets, nature trails, special events, BBQ, and picnics. Hollis Hills is also just minutes away from NY Mets Baseball Citi Field, Horse Racing Belmont Park (home of the Belmont Stakes), and the United States Tennis Association Tennis Center at Flushing Meadow Park (home of the US Open and World’s Fair).
Famous people, movies, and landmarks are Advertising Executive and TV Personality Donny Deutsch; TV Series “Manifest”- Point of No Return Episode; Landmarks are Long Island Motor Parkway (first paved road for cars), John Hamburg Community Center, Hollis Hills Civic, and and Surrey Estates Homeowners Associations.